Registration & Hotel


We look forward to welcoming you to the International Fire Operations Conference.

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Print the registration form to return via fax or mail. Online registration.


Don't delay, book your room today!

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See group code and more details below.

Conference Rates

  Early Bird: By 12 March After 12 March
Full Conference: 10-12 April
Includes preconference session on 10 April; 2-day conference; 3 Lunches; Lights by the Sea Gala dinner; Exhibition pass
$1300 $1500
Conference Only: 11-12 April
Includes: 2-day conference; 2 lunches; Lights by the Sea Gala dinner; Exhibition pass
$1000 $1200
Full Conference: 10-12 April
Includes preconference session on 10 April; 2-day conference; 3 Lunches; Lights by the Sea Gala dinner; Exhibition pass
$1300 $1500
Lights by the Sea Gala Dinner, additional tickets
Can only be purchased in conjunction with a package above
$175 $175
Prices listed in USD.


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Terms and Conditions

Substitutions: In the event you are unable to attend the event, we would be happy to welcome a substitute delegate at no extra cost. Please let us know within 5 working days before the conference in writing to confirm the change.

Cancellations can be made up to 30 days prior to the event after which bookings will be charged in full.

The IAFC reserves the right to change the program, speakers, sessions and/or venue in the event of unforeseen circumstances.

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Conference Hotel

Ritz Carlton-BahrainThe Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
Bldg. 112, King Mohammed VI Ave, Block 428, Al Seef District
Manama, Bahrain

 Within Bahrain's capital, Manama, this luxury resort offers a secluded slice of paradise. The beach resort's location along the Arabian Gulf features a private white-sand beach that stretches to a private lagoon and island. The resort provides guests with one temptation after another. Dining spans the globe in 11 dining experiences, from Italy to India. The spa fuses traditional therapies and modern-day relaxation and beach time can transform into an afternoon of golf or tennis.

A block of rooms has been secured at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain:

 Room Type Group Rate Offer (Exclusive of Tax)
Rate in BHD
Group Rate Offer (Inclusive of Tax)
Rate in BHD
Deluxe Room
Option 1
BHD 65++ Single
BHD 65++ Double
Inclusive of Internet
approx. $172 US
BHD 78.650 NET Single
BHD 78.650 NET Double
Inclusive of Internet & tax
approx. $208 US
Deluxe Room
Option 2
BHD 73++ Single
BHD 81++ Double
Inclusive ofbreakfast @ La Med
approx. $193 US - Single
BHD 88.330 NET Single
BHD 98.010 NET Double
Inclusive of breakfast @ La Med & tax
approx. $223 US - Single

Reservations must be made by 21 March 2018. After 21 March, reservations will be based on hotel availability and current rate. Please make your reservations early to ensure availability. 

Please note: All hotel reservations must have a corresponding conference registration.  All reservations that are not correlated with a registration will be notified and if necessary, cancelled.  Thank you for understanding.

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Reserve Your Room Online

Group Codes for Online Reservations

Deluxe room – Room Only basis—Inclusive of Internet Only
Rate code:  Deluxe Room:  CASCASA

Deluxe room – Room with breakfast & Internet
Rate Code: Deluxe Room: CASCASC

Reserve via Mail/Fax

Hotel Reservation Form

Kindly send completed forms to Group Reservations by fax @ 00 973 17 58 6566 or via email to

You can also contact the Ritz Carlton directly at 00 97366388039.  The hotel shall reply back with a confirmation number for your reservation.

Discrimination & Harassment Policy

The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) has zero-tolerance for discrimination and all forms of harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment. This zero-tolerance policy means that no form of discriminatory or harassing conduct by or toward any IAFC member, exhibitor, presenter, attendee or staff member will be tolerated.

The IAFC is committed to enforcing its policy at all levels within the association and at any IAFC meeting. Any person who engages in discrimination or harassment will be subject to discipline and possible removal from a conference premises. If you feel that you have been harassed by any person(s), immediately contact the IAFC at 703-273-0911 or or, if on location at an IAFC conference, go to the registration desk and ask to speak to the onsite conference manager.